Békéscsaba City of County Rank is located on southeastern gate of Hungary, 20 km far from Romanian border. With its 64 thousand residents as well as its public road and railway junction, the city is the traffic, industrial, commercial and administrative center of area. The settlement being situated in the heart of the valley of Körös Rivers was a populated territory already in the period preceding the conquest of Hungary. After the havoc wreaked by the Ottomans, in 1718, evangelic Slovaks of Upper Hungary settled down here on the depopulated area. Owing to the favorable conditions of the surroundings, in one and a half century it developed into the biggest settlement of the area. The county seat is the center of the domestic Slovakian national minority, and it is one well-known ‘citadel’ of sausage making. Békéscsaba does not want for scenic spots, museums and works of art. We can meet them mostly in the city center. One of the most well known Hungarian painters, Mihály Munkácsy is attached to the city in Many ways: he was brought up here at his uncle, and later he returned several times to the spot of his childhood. Within the city, two collections cherish the memory of the World-famous painter artist. Due to its multi-national character (amongst other), the county seat is the home of culinary delights.